The Canadian Law Times, Volume 31

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Carswell, 1911
From 1900 to 1908 includes the "Annual digest of Canadian cases ... decided in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, in the Supreme and Exchequer Courts of Canada, and in the courts of the provinces ... Edited by Edward B. Brown."

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Page 21 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all, — to thine own self be true ; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Page 452 - England," it is declared and enacted, that no freeman may be taken or imprisoned or be disseised of his freehold or liberties, or his free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, but by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Page 448 - The rights of the public are not to be Ignored. It Is alleged here that the rates prescribed are unreasonable and unjust to the company and Its stockholders. But that Involves an inquiry as to what Is reasonable and Just for the public. • • • The public cannot properly be subjected to unreasonable rates In order simply that stockholders may earn dividends.
Page 454 - To none will we sell, to none will we deny, or delay, right or justice.
Page 21 - Beware Of entrance to a quarrel : but being in, Bear it that the opposer may beware of thee.
Page 822 - The requisition for extradition shall be made through the Diplomatic Agents of the High Contracting Parties respectively. The requisition for the extradition of an accused person must be accompanied by a warrant of arrest issued by the competent authority of the State requiring the extradition, and by such evidence as, according to the laws of the place where the accused is found, would justify his arrest if the crime had been committed there.
Page 939 - Where the instrument contains or a person adds to his signature words indicating that he signs for or on behalf of a principal, or in a representative capacity, he is not liable on the instrument if he was duly authorized; but the mere addition of words describing him as an agent, or as filling a representative character, without disclosing his principal, does not exempt him from personal liability.
Page 706 - Darwin's famous proposition that "our ancestor was a hairy quadruped furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in his habits.
Page 452 - ... for proceeding by martial law may be revoked and annulled ; and that hereafter no commissions of like nature may issue forth to any person or persons whatsoever, to be executed as aforesaid, lest by colour of them any of Your Majesty's subjects be destroyed or put to death, contrary to the laws and franchise of the land.
Page 905 - By the general law applicable to running streams, every riparian proprietor has a right to what may be called the ordinary use of the water flowing past his land ; for instance, to the reasonable use of the water for his domestic purposes and for his cattle, and this without regard to the effect which such use may have, in case of a deficiency, upon proprietors lower down the stream.

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